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Zion Hill Observes Outreach Ministry Sunday
Zion Hill Baptist Church (ZHBCATL) will observe Outreach Ministry Sunday, March 18, 2012 with two worship experiences themed Reaching Out in Christian Love and Service. Become encouraged to get involved in Outreach through a message led by Rev. Melanie L. Conner, Director of the Zion Hill Community Development Center Corporation that assists homeless women with their transition back to stable housing and employment, during the 8:00 a.m. service, then stay for the 10:30 a.m. service to hear Dr. Ralph Basui Watkins, Associate Professor of Evangelism and Church Growth, Columbia Theological
Seminary, Decatur, Georgia provide a biblical and historical perspective on the church’s legacy of love and service to humankind. Zion Hill is located at 6175 Campbellton
The annual Outreach Ministry Sunday is but a reminder of the ongoing church initiative to serve. ZHBC leaders and members electively serve in one or more of the forty plus existing outreach ministries that under gird the
congregational motto “Living to Love and Loving to Serve” and the biblical directive to those professing the Christian faith; to reach out to the poor, the brokenhearted, those held captive, the blind, and wounded.
Pastor Aaron L. Parker continues to lead the congregation with a broadening vision of reaching beyond the church walls. It began with services to metro Atlanta; aid to youth,
the elderly, providing comfort for persons who are sick and bereaved, food for the homeless and much more. In 2002,
ZHBC created a new phase of outreach ministry, the Zion Hill Community Development Corporation (ZHCDC), a faith-based organization for women and children who have experienced homelessness. Zion Hill extended its local focus to include international missions by providing assistance to hurricane victims in Jamaica and Haiti, to people being aided by Community Uplift & Ministries, to children of the World Vision in Africa and to the World Food Programme’s (WFP) relief efforts in The Horn of Africa.
Zion Hill’s outreach mission aims to involve every member in some form of service with the ultimate goal being to raise Christian community service to a standard of
For a more information about Outreach Ministry Sunday and future events, call 404-691-8025 or go to www.zionhill.org.
More About Zion Hill Baptist Church
This 138-year-old Atlanta church, lead since 1994 by pastor Rev. Dr. Aaron Parker, is deeply involved in the community and offers more than 36 ministries. In addition to a weekly teen Bible study and monthly soup kitchen, the church operates the Zion Hill Community Development Center which offers vocational training, GED courses, counseling for community residents and housing for chronically homeless women.
Zion Hill's motto is "Living to Love, Loving to Serve" and, according to Donna Watts-Nunn, executive assistant of the church.
The congregation moved on Dec. 5, 2010, from it's former Benjamin E. Mays and Lynhurst location to 6175 Campbellton Rd., Atlanta, GA 30331.